inside. it was -- imagine, it was such a tense situation for all of us. our life was at risk, but what women did, we decided that we are going to continue to stay in the jerga because it was for three three days. we took the risk and we didn't know what was going to happen next, the second day, the third day and we had to actually face the challenge of actually fighting with our families. >> i was going say -- >> because my mother was telling me, don't go, you are going to kill yourself. don't go, but i think peace is so important for all of us, but we are contributing in afghanistan. we are already working very hard and, yes, we are risking our lives and we are proud of what we are doing. thank you very much. >> and you've also been able to get women into these major conferences, too. >> right. >> is it hard for them when they go back home from these conferences? are families proud or is there some retribution? do they get criticized when they go back? >> at first from family to family in afghanistan because culturally i always use the word diverse -- we are so much diverse.